River pollution

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Watch this video clip about river pollution in Athens, Greece. Can you list three causes and three consequences of river pollution.

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The 2005 Jilin Chemical Plant Explosion

Your task is to complete a situation report on the Jilin Chemical Plant Explosion.

  • Date of the incident
  • Location of the incident
  • What were the causes of the initial incident
  • Name the chemical pollutants involved in the incident
  • What risks do the chemical pollutants pose to humans
  • What have been the impacts of the incident upon the population of the region
  • Which of the impacts do you consider to be the most serious
  • How has the local and national governments managed the situation
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Wikipedia - 2005 Jilin chemical plant explosions

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BBC News - Toxic leak threat to Chinese city [23 November 2005]

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chinadaily.com - Cause of Jilin chemical plant blasts found [15 November 2005]